Quotes About Family


In the following quotes about family, you'll find humor, joy, and love.

Families can be our most precious resource and yet often, is our most challenging. Everyone has their own experience to relate.

See if you can find one or more quotes that expresses your experiences with family or might actually inspire you!




Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
~ Peter de Vries

Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
~ Anthony Brandt

I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family.
~ Trey Parker

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
~ Ogden Nash

Home is the place where boys and girls first learn how to limit their wishes, abide by rules, and consider the rights and needs of others.
~ Sidonie Gruenberg

No matter how many communes anybody invents, the family always creeps back.
~ Margaret Mead

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
~ Jane Howard

What the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

I advise thee to visit thy relations and friends; but I advise thee not to live too near to them.
~ Thomas Fuller

A man can't make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.
~ Helen Keller

He that flies from his own family has far to travel.
~ Latin Proverb

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
~ George Bernard Shaw

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.
~ George Moore

Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for performance.
~ Milton R. Saperstein

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
~ Desmond Tutu

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.
~ Lee Iacocca

The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
~ George Santayana



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